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Document Registration Guide, 23rd Edition, 2022

Get the most practical and helpful guide for completing and preparing real estate documents in Ontario. This guide has everything you need and is an essential reference for your day-to-day real estate practice.
Publication Language: English

Softcover | 1,218 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

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Published: November 09, 2021
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433517658

Product description

Document Registration Guide is the most practical and comprehensive guide for completing and preparing real estate documents in Ontario.

An indispensable tool for real estate practitioners, this updated edition provides you with a concise and convenient overview of real estate law in Ontario. This resource covers topics that are essential for real estate lawyers and law clerks in a professional real estate law practice.

What's New in the 23rd Edition
The 23rd edition of the Guide has been revised throughout, including:

  • Chapter 1, dealing with uninsured mortgages
  • Chapter 4, dealing with the discharge of a charge/mortgage
  • Chapter 8, dealing with powers of attorney
  • Chapter 10, dealing with remedies on default, the Planning Act, and document registration agreements
  • Chapter 21, dealing with power of sale
  • Chapter 24, dealing with condominiums
  • Chapter 26, dealing with electronic registration
  • Chapter 27, dealing with the Ontario New Home Warranty Plan

Raymond H. Mikkola, a partner at the law firm Pallett Valo LLP, has added new content to Chapter 8 that deals with the new rules regarding powers of attorney which are to be registered in the power of attorney register in the electronic land registration system, pursuant to the directions of the Director of Titles. Mr. Mikkola has added new content in Chapter 10 that discusses the new forms of Acknowledgment and Direction, co-developed by the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association, for Two-Party and Multi-Party Agreements. Mr. Mikkola has provided new content in Chapter 21 regarding municipal tax arrears and their priority lien status, along with new commentary on the priority of property standards orders and a precedent. He has also provided new content about the super lien priority granted to the Minister of National Revenue (Canada) when money collected by a taxpayer as HST under the Excise Act, or monies which have been retained and not remitted by an employer and which are due as source deductions under the Income Tax Act, have not been remitted, and provided an example precedent. He has also updated content regarding priority and duration of condominium liens.

New case annotations have been added to the Guide, to commentary dealing with crown patents, the registry system, mortgages, remedies on default, the Planning Act, easements, certificates of pending litigation, power of sale, transfer/deed of land, and condominiums.


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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Transfer/Deed of Land
Chapter 3: Charge/Mortgage of Land
Chapter 4: Discharge of Charge/Mortgage
Chapter 5: Document General/Applications
Chapter 6: Schedule
Chapter 7: Affidavits, Declarations and Recitals
Chapter 8: Powers of Attorney
Chapter 9: Execution of Documents
Chapter 10: Practical Matters Including Vesting Orders
Chapter 11: Easements
Chapter 12: Restrictive Covenants and CPLs
Chapter 13: Cautions
Chapter 14: Notices
Chapter 15: Writs of Seizure and Sale
Chapter 16: Construction Liens
Chapter 17: Change of Status
Chapter 18: Death of Registered Owner
Chapter 19: Bankruptcy
Chapter 20: Power of Sale
Chapter 21: Foreclosure and Judicial Sale
Chapter 22: Leases
Chapter 23: Condominiums
Chapter 24: Plans and Surveys
Chapter 25: Electronic Registration
Chapter 26: The Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act
Topical Index
Table of Cases